38 min ago
Algonquin Named 'Tree City USA' For 18th Year
The following press release was submitted by the village of Algonquin: The Arbor Day Foundation announced that the Village of Algonquin is again named a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry.
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2 hrs ago
Lake Zurich warns of bogus roofing contractor 'feeding frenzy'
Lake Zurich government officials are warning residents to be leery of bogus roofing contractors they say are seeking business from residents whose homes recently sustained hail damage.
7 hrs ago
McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent
CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County's unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in March, down from 9.2 percent in March 2013, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
11 hrs ago
Algonquin bypass to honor local officials
ALGONQUIN – Two bridges that are part of the Algonquin Western Bypass will be named after two people who helped campaign for the construction of the road.
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Zachary Clewell earns Eagle Scout award
Zachary Clewell, 15, son of Casey and Vicky Clewell of Lake in the Hills, became an Eagle Scout on Oct. 6, 2013.
Algonquin to end fire alarm-monitoring program
ALGONQUIN – By July 30, the roughly 440 commercial and multifamily properties that are part of the village's wireless alarm monitoring program will have to find a private vendor to monitor their fire alarms.
West Dundee firefighter honored for saving woman's life
Some tears were shed and hugs given during Monday's village board meeting as a woman who nearly died last month was able to thank the West Dundee firefighter and paramedic who saved her life.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Man charged with theft of Victoria's Secret underwear
Andrew H. Haynes, 32, of Chicago was charged with felony counts of retail theft and retail theft with a previous conviction following his arrest Tuesday in Algonquin.
Bunker Hill Drive Awarded Funds for Improvements
The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Ricky Schleser III of Crystal Lake organizes electronic recyclables Saturday at the Computer Recycling Center.
E-cigarette store opens second location in Algonquin
Frank Angiulo says he's already helped thousands of people along the path to quitting smoking since he opened his first Vapor Hut store less than six months ago.
Contestants say support keeps them on target
Chris Kalamatas appreciates the support of his wife, Beth, far right, and looks forward to being fit and healthy to enjoy time with their grandkids Millie Bates, left, Deangelo Kalamatas, Damen Allen and Nadia Bates.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Algonquin Plato's Closet earns 'Gold Star Standard'
ALGONQUIN – Plato's Closet, 1481 S. Randall Road, Algonquin, was recognized for achieving the “Gold Star Standard” for Plato's Closet stores.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Cary establishes new salary schedule for employees
CARY – As part of a recent review of the village's employee handbook, salary plan and job descriptions, village officials have come up with a new salary schedule, which could lead to as much as $30,000 in new costs for the village.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Governor announces Lake, McHenry projects:
Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that $6.9 million in state taxpayers' money will be spent on bridge and road projects for Lake and McHenry counties.
Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs
Rediscover Records in Elgin is among the more than 1,000 stores across the country taking part in Saturday's Record Store Day.
Images: One year anniversary of spring 2013 floods
Tyler Rachel, 14 and Jason Goris, 13 of Lombard check out a taxi stuck in the floodwaters along Finley Road near Charles Lane in Lombard Thursday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
D300 OKs $2.1 million in construction bids
Plans have taken a step closer to fruition by Community Unit School District 300 to build a new administration building in Algonquin and revamp the former central office space in Carpentersville for use by the district's alternative school.
Algonquin police reports for April 15, 2014
He also was wanted on a warrant from the Illinois Department of Corrections for a parole violation.
Harper prof squeezes century of local mob hits into book
The illustration for Harper College professor Wayne A. Johnson's new book detailing local mob killings was drawn by Harper student Daniella Boyd of Wheeling.